Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:05:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Single Wheel Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Wheel-Bicycle-Trailer-1/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:24:08 PDT
Cusom Bike Decals (with No Special Equipment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cusom-Bike-Decals-with-No-Special-Equipment/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:58:33 PDT
Transistor Instead of Relay for Car Horns http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Instead-of-Relay-for-Car-Horns/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:09:29 PDT
Ikea Bike Rack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Bike-Rack-Hack/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:58:38 PST
Motorcycle Face Mask Made From EVA Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Face-Mask-Made-From-EVA-Foam/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:15:04 PDT
Make a Custom Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Bike-Stand/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:14:43 PDT
Amphibious Bike With Inboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Amphibious-Bike-With-Inboard/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:55:50 PDT
Lockable cover for bicycle milk crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Lockable-Cover-for-Bicycle-Milk-Crate/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:24:22 PDT
Front wheel kryptonite bike lock hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Wheel-Kryptonite-Bike-Lock-Hack/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:23:12 PDT
Unicycle - tips for the beginner and things importante' http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicycle-tips-for-the-beginner-and-things-import/
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:59:24 PST
DIY Bike LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-LED-Lights/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:08 PDT
Cork Bike Handle Plugs http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Bike-Handle-Plugs/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 20:13:54 PDT
How to tune your back derailleur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tune-Your-Back-Derailleur/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:06:42 PDT
Replacing the Handlebar Tape on a Racing Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Handlebar-Tape-on-a-Racing-Bike/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:45:25 PDT
Bike Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Shed/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:06:31 PDT
Bear-safe Mountain Biking. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bear-safe-Mountain-Biking/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 22:20:50 PDT
another 0$ bike bottle holder, pipe based http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-0-Bike-Bottle-Holder-Pipe-Based/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 07:08:34 PDT
A Rebuilt Ergonomic Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rebuilt-Ergonomic-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:35:57 PDT
Strider Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Strider-Bike-Stand/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:24:41 PDT
Chainsaw Bike!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Bike/
Chainsaw Bike!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker I have had a lot of feedback on my channel from people asking me to make a gas powered bike. I found a good running chainsaw with a bent and broken bar at a garage sale for 20 dollars. I also was able to pick up a cheap mountain bike from a thrift store.This bike is for a friend to use to commute to...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:17:44 PDT
Magnetic Bike Light: 5 Minute Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bike-Light-5-Minute-Make/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:28:43 PDT
High Visibility Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Visibility-Vest/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:57:28 PDT
River Rider Water Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/River-Rider-Water-Bike/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 00:57:25 PDT
Bicycle Picnic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Picknick-Box/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:59:16 PDT
"Analog" Bicycle Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Bicycle-Speedometer/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:03 PDT
DIY Bicycle Turn Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Turn-Signal/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:23:34 PDT
Bike Tire Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Belt/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 19:02:03 PDT
Rainbow bike makeover w. acrylics http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bike-Makeover-W-Acrylics/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:36:46 PDT
DIY DRILL BIKE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DRILL-BIKE/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 21:59:47 PDT
Super effective DIY tire levers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Effective-DIY-Tire-Levers/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:35:15 PDT
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Shopping-Cart/
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/JPSC/IOEXU9TS/FIQJPSCIOEXU9TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/JPSC/IOEXU9TS/FIQJPSCIOEXU9TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/JPSC/IOEXU9TS/FIQJPSCIOEXU9TS.SMALL.jpg cw96822 The idea for this bike trailer/shopping cart was due to a new grocery store opening near my home. The problem I had was, it was a little too close to drive to, but too far to walk. If I had something for my bicycle, that’d be the perfect transportation. As you look at PHOTO 1, the amassment of PVC...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:15:17 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 19:33:43 PDT
Up-Cycled Homemade Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Scooter/
Up-Cycled Homemade Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/9WCF/IO0GBABI/F7X9WCFIO0GBABI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/9WCF/IO0GBABI/F7X9WCFIO0GBABI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/9WCF/IO0GBABI/F7X9WCFIO0GBABI.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This is my attempt to keep up with my little ones on their scooters. They like zooming around the driveway and I cant help but get a little nostalgic. I will try and explain thru my steps what I am doing. I took pics along the way hoping to inspire any one else. But I constantly changed plans fr...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 18:37:48 PDT
Bike Inner Tube Protection Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Inner-Tube-Protection-Belt/
Bike Inner Tube Protection Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/P8KX/INT4BICP/F0RP8KXINT4BICP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/P8KX/INT4BICP/F0RP8KXINT4BICP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/P8KX/INT4BICP/F0RP8KXINT4BICP.SMALL.jpg chienline Are you having your tires flat so many times? Mostly the problem is caused by the spoke nipples at inner side of the rim. It will be no problem if you keep measuring the air pressure of your wheels all of the time, but we don't do that much, do we? When the air pressure is too low, the inner tube do...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 08:42:04 PDT
Blinky Bike a light system for bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-Bike-a-Light-System-for-Bikes/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 04:31:31 PDT
Fat Tire Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Tire-Trike/
Fat Tire Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/763C/INM7K91G/F5R763CINM7K91G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/763C/INM7K91G/F5R763CINM7K91G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/763C/INM7K91G/F5R763CINM7K91G.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge A tricycle is eminently practical for medium distance travel - where you could walk but it would take a while, and you could bike but you've got stuff to carry, and maybe sights to see along the way. Maybe you're going to have a drink or two at your destination and the added stability of three wheel...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:13:08 PDT
LED Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bike-Light/
LED Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y6U/INM7MNXH/FQ44Y6UINM7MNXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y6U/INM7MNXH/FQ44Y6UINM7MNXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y6U/INM7MNXH/FQ44Y6UINM7MNXH.SMALL.jpg amyschlosser In this ible, I use a washable battery pack and some LEDs to sew a soft circuit into cuff for riding your bike at night. Make a sketch of your circuit Draw in the battery with the ( + ) and ( - ) holes marked, and add a line of LEDs beside it.First draw a line (orange here) to show the flow goi...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:21:54 PDT
Drive-In Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-In-Bike-Parking/
Drive-In Bike Parking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/XJSQ/INI7TZ2P/FXIXJSQINI7TZ2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/XJSQ/INI7TZ2P/FXIXJSQINI7TZ2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/XJSQ/INI7TZ2P/FXIXJSQINI7TZ2P.SMALL.jpg chienline Sometimes a lazy person should think hard and work hard to enjoy laziness.I am one of those lazy people. One of the routine that I need to kill is parking a bike with kickstand. I had removed my rusty kickstand last week when I finished making this PVC Bike Wheel Stand. It was intended for my Arduin...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:53:37 PDT
Pop-On Bicycle Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-On-Bicycle-Pedal/
Pop-On Bicycle Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9TR5/INM7E22U/FDD9TR5INM7E22U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9TR5/INM7E22U/FDD9TR5INM7E22U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9TR5/INM7E22U/FDD9TR5INM7E22U.SMALL.jpg jlaake You're biking down the road, having a genuinely nice day, and your bicycle pedal breaks. Now you're in a real pickle. Not only do you not have a spare pedal, but you don't have the tools required to install it even if you had the pedal. That's when you need this guy, the Pop-On Bicycle Pedal, it's s...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:07:35 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm going to show you how to hack a cheap LED light making a useful Brake Light for your bicycle.It's a really simple and easy project but I took some photos to make this instructable more understandable. Follow the next steps to understand how I made it.If you want t...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Garage D-ring Bike Locking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-D-ring-Bike-Locking-Station/
Garage D-ring Bike Locking Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/73EA/INI7VXFS/F4J73EAINI7VXFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/73EA/INI7VXFS/F4J73EAINI7VXFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/73EA/INI7VXFS/F4J73EAINI7VXFS.SMALL.jpg josh Get Your Stuff Together For tools: You're gonna need a drillbit a drill a ratchet or an impact driver and a 9/16 socket. Other materials:Lag bolts 2 that match your d ring procured from your local hardware storeD-ring from your local Homeless Despot hardwear shoppe. (I chose a biggie D ring cuz,...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:23:21 PDT
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Proof-Utility-Storage-Unit-a-Low-Tech-Solutio/
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SMALL.jpg IbniH For a cyclist, getting punched tire is a common situation. However when we're in a middle of nowhere, it sure become a headache. Plus, if we're in any kind of situations and then we think we should bring something along.Or, lending a hand to an unfortunate cyclist.I have a way to solve and that's th...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:46 PDT
Easy-build Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-build-Bike-Trailer/
Easy-build Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/84M1/ING99ZBM/FD184M1ING99ZBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/84M1/ING99ZBM/FD184M1ING99ZBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/84M1/ING99ZBM/FD184M1ING99ZBM.SMALL.jpg nitinator Given I have a toddler at home and time isn't plentiful, I had some main philosophies/goals to achieve in building this bike:It had to be done for nearly nothing or freeIt had to be done with the least of tools - no welding, gluing, riveting, etc.It had to be built with the least amount of time wast...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:33:07 PDT
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessen-the-Chance-of-Your-Bike-Getting-Stolen/
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SMALL.jpg akullerkann With new bike season already starting it is good idea to insure that your bike is well protected against theft. Every year 3.5 million bikes get stolen in Europe alone so this is no joke! In this instructables I will share small trick on how I made my velocipede less appealing for thieves. Most stol...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
Restore an Old "Balkan" Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Balkan-Bike/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:40:27 PDT
Electric Trike with bmx front end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-With-Bmx-Front-End/
Electric Trike with bmx front end. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello Everyone!I'm back with another fun electric bike build. I recently junked an old trike frame from a previous project and since the rear part of the trike was still in reasonably good condition i wanted to make something new.You can check out all of my previous builds here on instructables.com ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:01:28 PDT
Wood Bicycle Fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bicycle-Fender/
Wood Bicycle Fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6ZRO/IN4P9W29/F9Y6ZROIN4P9W29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6ZRO/IN4P9W29/F9Y6ZROIN4P9W29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6ZRO/IN4P9W29/F9Y6ZROIN4P9W29.SMALL.jpg smitty500 Bikes are awesome. Riding bikes are awesome. Getting splash back from treading water, is not awesome. Here is a guide to making your own wood bike fenders. Now there are others who have made Instructables on making wood fenders, mine is going to use a slightly different technique but using the same ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:04:11 PDT
Cover a bike frame with comics (or other paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cover-a-Bike-Frame-With-Comics-or-Other-Paper/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 14:48:35 PDT
Wooden Bottle Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bottle-Cage/
Wooden Bottle Cage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6O77/IMDZS726/FOO6O77IMDZS726.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6O77/IMDZS726/FOO6O77IMDZS726.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6O77/IMDZS726/FOO6O77IMDZS726.SMALL.jpg malte98 So, this is a really simple, but very nice way to make a bottle cage yourself. The tools and material I used are:-a scroll saw- a dremel- sandpaper- 4mm plywood (I would recommend a thicker one)- woodglue- some water resistant clear paint Preparing I began with measuring my bottle that should fit...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:46:55 PDT
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Helmet-Cover-Feathers-Flames/
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/9S7B/IMYZXMN2/FRE9S7BIMYZXMN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/9S7B/IMYZXMN2/FRE9S7BIMYZXMN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/9S7B/IMYZXMN2/FRE9S7BIMYZXMN2.SMALL.jpg auger282 I'm a firm believer that visibility is an important part of staying safe while riding a bicycle on the road but I also think being unique, different and noticeable can help just as much.Car drivers say to themselves, "What the heck is that," "Look at that wacko" and "That looks really cool!" Secretl...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:14:33 PDT